Hillsong is a church that believes in Jesus, a church that loves God and people.
Hillsong is a contemporary Christian church. Overwhelmed by the gift of salvation we have found in Jesus, we have a heart for authentic worship, are passionate about the local church, and are on mission to see God’s kingdom established across the earth.
Hillsong Church was founded by Brian and Bobbie Houston in 1983 in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Now Hillsong has churches in city centres in 27 countries around the world.
As of February 2023, Phil and Lucinda Dooley are our Global Senior Pastors.
Phil & Lucinda Dooley
Global Senior Pastors
Phil and Lucinda Dooley stepped into the role of Global Senior Pastors for Hillsong Church in February 2023. They have been Lead Pastors of Hillsong Church Africa – a large, multi-campus church with locations across South Africa and branching out into the rest of Africa – and will continue in this role.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Hillsong is a contemporary Christian church that is closely associated with the Australian Christian Churches, a movement of almost 1,100 churches and more than 250,000 believers across Australia. For the ACC’s full constitution, history, leadership and statement of belief, visit www.acc.org.au.
HILLSONG CHURCH LOCATIONS
Around the World
Australia: Thirty-eight locations across New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Western Australia
Argentina: Buenos Aires
Brazil: São Paulo
France: Four locations across Paris, Lyon and Marseille
Germany: Konstanz, Düsseldorf, Munich and Berlin
Israel: Tel Aviv
Netherlands: Amsterdam and Rotterdam
Portugal: Two main locations in Lisbon and Porto, with five other locations across the country
South Africa: Nine locations across Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg
Spain: Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia
Sweden: Four locations in and around Stockholm and Malmö
Switzerland: Two locations in Zurich and Geneva
Ukraine: Two locations in Kiev
United Kingdom: London, Guilford, Tonbridge, Oxford, Newcastle, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Liverpool
United States: New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco
THE SOUND OF OUR HOUSE
Music from Hillsong Church
Young & Free
Hillsong Conference is all about championing the cause of the church of Jesus Christ — across every nation, denomination, age and background. Since 1986, Hillsong in Australia has hosted its annual conferences where thousands of people gather to hear about church leadership, worship, and community engagement from Hillsong’s key team members and other renowned Christian leaders. Hillsong now hosts this annual conference across three major cities internationally each year.
Located in Sydney, Hillsong International Leadership College offers leadership and ministry courses to help shape future leaders around the world. Since its creation in 1995, over 10,000 students, representing more than 65 countries, have graduated from the college.
Hillsong embraces opportunities to practically shape the lives of people in communities around the world. In addition to its own community care initiatives, it partners with other ministries to bring hope to many.
CityCare, a church-based, not-for-profit organisation that exists to serve communities, by offering pathways to empower and equip those who want to take their next steps in life.
Ethnic and Racial Unity
Hillsong Church is a globally diverse church which is committed to ethnic and racial reconciliation, healing and unity. Our mission is to be a healthy church changing lives through Christ. Jesus Christ is our hope— as his Kingdom is the expression of his rule and reign in and amongst the nations. This has immediate and eternal implications for human thriving. As a global Church centered on Jesus and his gospel, we are compelled to ensure that all people are treated with justice, equity, and inclusion.
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